Biomes: Identify and create the main biomes on Earth
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About Biomes: Identify and create the main biomes on Earth Virtual Lab Simulation
Biomes are literally all around you – you even live in one! In this simulation, you will learn about the concepts of Biodiversity, Biomes and Ecosystems, and you will also be able to locate the main biomes on Earth.
Learn about the different biomes on Earth
With our Biome Generator, you can freely experiment and adjust different parameters to create different biomes. Identify the main parameters that define the major biomes on Earth, such as climate, flora, fauna and geology, to understand where they are located.
Re-create Earth’s main biomes
Try as many times as you need to generate the different biomes. In our Biome Generator, you will be able to see how your choices will influence the final result. Made a mistake? No worries, try again!
Find the right match for each biome
Once you have built your own biome, you will be able to see how they match to the ones on Earth. Don’t be afraid of making mistakes – our friendly virtual assistant Dr. One can help and point you in the right direction.
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Techniques in Lab
At the end of this simulation, you will be able to…
- Explore the definitions of ecosystems, biodiversity and habitats.
- Define and relate biomes, ecosystems and habitat
- Explain the basic concept of biodiversity
- Differentiate between the different biomes
- Relate climate and geology to the structure and biogeography of biomes and ecosystems
Examples of Related Standards
Ecology related 1st year onwards
4.1 Species, communities and ecosystems
4.4 Climate change
C.2 Communities and ecosystems
C.3 Impacts of humans on ecosystems
Biology Unit 8: Ecology
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